10 we lost in 2017

Blairgowrie Advertiser - - THE WEEKEND TICKET - John Heard (71) John Avild­sen (81) Pow­ers Boothe (78) Miguel Fer­rer (61) Wil­liam Peter Blatty (89) Michael Nyqvist (56) Adam West (88) Bill Pax­ton (61) John Hurt (77) Roger Moore (89)

Best known for play­ing dad Peter McAl­lis­ter in the first two Home Alone flicks.

Won an Os­car for di­rect­ing the orig­i­nal Rocky and helmed the first three Karate Kid films.

Men­aced Bruce Wil­lis and oth­ers with mem­o­rable men­ace in the Sin City movie adap­ta­tions.

Bob Morton in sci-fi clas­sic RoboCop and snared roles in Iron Man 3 and Traf­fic.

Wrote sem­i­nal hor­ror The Ex­or­cist and penned and di­rected its un­der­rated se­cond se­quel.

Shone as the orig­i­nal Blomkvist in the Swedish Girl with the Dragon Tat­too se­ries.

Took Bat­man to colour­ful, and un­for­get­table, heights be­fore win­ning new fans on Fam­ily Guy.

From Hicks in Aliens to True Lies’ Si­mon, the mas­ter of scen­esteal­ing char­ac­ter work.

For­ever known for hav­ing his chest burst in Alien, but the Brit was a true leg­end of the screen.

The long­est-serv­ing Bond donned his stylish tuxe­dos to play 007 on seven sep­a­rate oc­ca­sions.

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